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Alonzo Dossey Wren

Alonzo Dossey Wren[1]

Male 1841 - 1916  (74 years)

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  • Name Alonzo Dossey Wren  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 9 Aug 1841  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Census 15 Sep 1850  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • In this census, it appears that there is an Augustus Wren, age 16, as well as a William A.D. Wren. Looks like W.A.D. Wren is him, but not sure who Augustus is. Perhaps, the confusion on the A.D. Wren later is really around this "Augustus".
    Residence 1851  Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Military 11 Dec 1861  Camp Moore, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    enlisted Co. E, 19th Reg't., Louisiana Infantry, Claiborne Greys 
    Military 22 Oct 1862  [13
    promoted to 4th Corporal, 19th Reg't Louisiana Infantry 
    Military 25 Aug 1863  Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    sent to hospital by General Adams 
    Military 25 Dec 1863  [13
    promoted to 2nd Corporal, Co. D, 19th Louisiana Infantry 
    Military 1 Jul 1864  [13
    promoted to 4th Sgt., Co D., 19th Louisiana Infantry 
    Military 1861–1865  [14
    served in Co. D, 19th Louisiana Infantry, CSA 
    • Dr. A.D. Wren applied for a pension on 19 Aug 1915 (along with John W. Hudson and John W. Gann). Veteran # 24686. Georgia Wren applied for a widow's pension on 18 Jan 1916. It seems unlikely that she received her pension, not being indigent.
    Military 13 May 1865  Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    paroled from Co. E, Pelican Reg't, Louisiana Infantry 
    Census 8 Jun 1880  Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Occupation 8 Jun 1880  Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    physician 
    Census 15 Jun 1900  Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Occupation 15 Jun 1900  Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    physician and farmer 
    Occupation 1903  Sutton, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Allopath physician 
    Census 3 May 1910  Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Occupation 3 May 1910  Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    farmer 
    Died 18 Jan 1916  Prescott, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 10, 11, 19
    Obituary - A.D. Wren
    Obituary - A.D. Wren
    Buried Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 11
    Address:
    Harmony Cemetery 
    Headstone - Alonzo Dossey Wren - Veteran
    Headstone - Alonzo Dossey Wren - Veteran
    Headstone - A.D. and Georgia Wren - 1
    Headstone - A.D. and Georgia Wren - 1
    Headstone - A.D. and Georgia Wren - 2
    Headstone - A.D. and Georgia Wren - 2
    Person ID I6659  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 

    Father George Washington Wren,   b. 7 Feb 1802, Waxhaw, Lancaster Co., South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1884, Sibley, Webster Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Sarah Bridges,   b. 19 Apr 1813, Greene Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1912, Uvalde, Uvalde Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1828  Putnam Co., Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • I am unable to find a record of this marriage in Putnam County, which appears to have intact records during this period.
    Family ID F644  Group Sheet

    Family Georgia Frances Vickers,   b. 10 Oct 1849, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1941, Prescott, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [10
    Married 15 Feb 1866  Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10, 20
    Children 
     1. Savannah Wren,   b. 1867, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1867, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Alonzo George Wren,   b. 19 Aug 1868, Sutton, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1941, Prescott, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Edgar E. Wren,   b. 3 Sep 1870, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1883, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     4. Willard Watson Wren,   b. 1 Aug 1873, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1902, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     5. Maggie May Wren,   b. 4 Jan 1877, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1925, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     6. Sam Scott Wren,   b. 11 Feb 1879, Sutton, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1945, Prescott, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     7. Carrie Camilla Wren,   b. 19 Mar 1882, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1977, Prescott, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     8. Alline Arneta Wren,   b. 25 Oct 1884, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1884, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Mattie Fred Wren,   b. 22 Apr 1887, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1888, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     10. Fletcher Evans Wren,   b. 27 Jun 1890, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1891, Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F218  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Aug 1841 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Sep 1850 - Putnam Co., Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - enlisted Co. E, 19th Reg't., Louisiana Infantry, Claiborne Greys - 11 Dec 1861 - Camp Moore, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - sent to hospital by General Adams - 25 Aug 1863 - Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - paroled from Co. E, Pelican Reg't, Louisiana Infantry - 13 May 1865 - Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Feb 1866 - Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 Jun 1880 - Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - physician - 8 Jun 1880 - Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Jun 1900 - Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - physician and farmer - 15 Jun 1900 - Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Allopath physician - 1903 - Sutton, Nevada Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 3 May 1910 - Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 3 May 1910 - Albany Twp, Nevada Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 1916 - Prescott, Nevada Co., Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Harmony Cemetery - - Emmet, Nevada Co., Arkansas
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  • Photos
    AD and Georgia Wren
    AD and Georgia Wren
    Wren Kids
    Wren Kids
    AD Wren
    AD Wren
    Dr. A.D. Wren
    Dr. A.D. Wren
    A.D. Wren
    A.D. Wren
    A.D. Wren
    A.D. Wren

  • Notes 
    • Residence: Minden, LA. Moved there in 1851. Later moved to Nevada Co, AR.

      Occupation: Medical doctor, Farmer. Practiced medicine in Emmet and Centerville, AR.

      MILITARY: Served in Civil War. Enlisted 1861, Company D, Louisiana State Troops, 19th. Fought at Shiloh, Missionary Ridge, Chattanooga,etc. under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston. Wounded at Jonesboro. Disbanded at Meridian, MS.

      Education: Began medical study in 1870, New Orleans State Medical School, later called Tulane. Graduated 1873.

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      Some sources (mw4) claim he was born in Louisiana. Some sources call him Alonzo John Dossey Wren. Some say Dorsey instead of Dossey.This is the Dr. Wren who owned the watch that Marcus Dickson has. IGI has him listed as William Alonzo Dossey Wren

      Notes from Betty Wren

      !BIRTH:Wren Family Bible, owned by Carolyn Withrop, El Paso, TX.

      !MARR:Hempstead Co AR, filed 17 Feb 1866.

      !DEATH:Ar Vital Statistics, Cert. of death, #1136, Feb 1916.

      !EDUCATION:Attended Tulane Medical School. No record found.

      !MILITARY:CSA," Pvt., Co. D,19th LA Inf. En. Camp Moore, La, Dec 11,1861. Present on all Rolls until Feb 1863. Promoted from ranks to 4th Corpl., Oct, 22, 1862. Roll July and Aug., 1863, Absent, left hospital, Meridian, MS, Aug 25,___order Gen Adams. Roll Sept and Oct., 1863, Absent sent to hospital, Montgomery, AL., since Sept 15,1863. Roll Nov and Dec, 1863. Present , promoted from 4th Corpl., to 2nd Corpl., Dec 25, 1863, vice Corpl, Green, promoted to 4th Sergt.Rolls from Apr 30, 1864 to April 1865. Present. Promoted from 2nd Corpl. to 4th Sergt. since July 1, 1864. Roll of Prisoners of War, CSA, paroled, Meridian, MS, May 13, 1865. Res. Claibourne Par., LA. "Taken from Confederate Soldiers of Louisiana, Library of Congress, 1976. Applied in 1915 for pension, widow applied in Nevada Co. AR after death, 16 Jan 1916. "Index to Ark. Confederate Pension Applications".


      Looks like Dr. Wren filed for a Confederate Pension in Arkansas in 1915 and Georgia Wren applied as a widow in 1916.

  • Sources 
    1. [S808] Betty Wren Research Notes, Descendants of William Wren and Mary Tomlinson.

    2. [S25] Obituary of Alonzo George Wren Prescott Daily News.

    3. [S57] Wren Family Research Notes.

    4. [S58] LDS IGI 7132826,95.

    5. [S15] Family Record of G.W. Wren, Mildred Wren Whitten.

    6. [S26] Family Record of Dr. A.D. Wren, Mildred Wren Whitt.

    7. [S16] Obituary for Sam Scott Wren, Mildren Wren Whitten,.

    8. [S59] Family Record for Alonzo George Wren, Mildred Wren.

    9. [S60] Wren, Alonzo Dossey, Death Certificate.

    10. [S626] Wren Family Papers, A Holiness Pioneer; Alonzo Dossey Wren; Obituary; 1916; 2012.

    11. [S641] Find A Grave, 25 November 2014; Dr. Alonzo Dossey Wren; Dr. Alonzo Dossey Wren; 8435864; Annie202.

    12. [S743] 1850 US Federal Census, Putnam Co., GA, District 70; page 287; dwelling 184, family 184; Geo W Wren.

    13. [S658] Civil War Service - Fold3.com, 5 July 2012; Alonzo Dossey Wren, 19th Reg't Louisiana Infantry.

    14. [S905] Arkansas Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, p. 437.

    15. [S600] 1880 US Federal Census, Nevada Co., AR, Albany Twp; dwelling 125, family 132; Alonzo Dossey Wren.

    16. [S587] 1900 US Federal Census, Nevada Co, AR, Not Stated; ED 78; p. 11A; dwelling 183, family 183; Alonzo Wrenn.

    17. [S1058] Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929, 26 February 2017; A.D. Wren, born 1842.

    18. [S579] 1910 US Federal Census, Nevada Co, AR, Albany Twp; ED 98; p. 9B; dwelling 132, family 132; Alonzo D. Wren.

    19. [S707] Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950, 24 December 2014; A.D. Wren, 18 Jan 1916, Nevada Co., Arkansas.

    20. [S606] Arkansas County Marriages Index - 1837-1957, 24 December 2014; Frances G Vickers to Alonzo D Wren, 15 Feb 1866, Hempstead Co., Arkansas.


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